BY ONOME AMUGE
The Luxury Network Nigeria (TLN Nigeria) in collaboration with The Luxury Network UAE (TLN UAE), and world-class residency and citizenship advisory, RIF Trust, recently organised an exclusive VIP dinner and networking event, centred on the benefits and path to acquiring second citizenship through high-yield investment placement for high-net-worth individuals
The event, held at Victoria Island, Lagos provided a detailed road-path to greater freedom to travel and the fantastic opportunities that a second citizenship opens up to investors.
The attendees were also introduced to the advantages of obtaining a second citizenship via a Citizenship by Investment (CBI) programme, with the benefits summarised across Security, Mobility, Investment, Lifestyle and Education (SMILE).
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Samuel Abiola-Jacobs, whose confirmation of appointment as TLN Nigeria’s new managing director was announced at the event after five years’ service as the brand’s executive director, highlighted the significance of the event as it concerns the global order in today’s world.
Reiterating the need to have an open discussion about second citizenship as it pertains to global mobility and investment, Abiola-Jacobs said TLN Nigeria is delighted to partner with its UAE counterpart in the exploration of business opportunities surrounding citizenship-by-investment and residency all over the world.
On his part, David Regueiro, chief operating officer, RIF Trust, stated that as a world leading CBI group with offices across 19 countries and licensed operators across over 20 CBI programmes globally, the RIF Trust & Latitude Group, has remained big on strategic collaborations with organisations who are focused on delivering the “enhanced life” option to discerning individuals around the world.
This, he explained, was the spur for a strategic collaboration with The Luxury Network Nigeria.
The event had a number of eminent players, relevant stakeholders, and influential high-net-worth individuals in attendance including, Ezinne Nwazulu, managing partner, 234 Finance/retail business manager, Nepal Oil; Alex Ekeoma, executive director, Geo Travel and Tours, Isabel Ashipa, private wealth advisor (Private Banking and HNI) at FBNQuest; Oromena Ajakpovi, partner at Udo Udoma & Belo Osagie law firm; Oyetola Okusanya, CEO of C&C Luxury; Adetutu Osho, marketing manager at AvanteFly); Yetty Ogunnubi, CEO, The YD Company, amongst others.
Oyetola Okusanya, said the citizenship and investment opportunities/value proposition presented at the event were very interesting highlights of the social networking evening.
“I thoroughly enjoyed the evening as it opened my mind to new perspectives and possibilities,” she said.
Yetty Ogunnubi noted that the event was an enlightening experience that provided a fresh narrative to consider.
“Investments, travel and more recently, second citizenship are budding areas of life to consider and I feel more equipped to take the next steps correctly,” she added.